Articles tagged: Lauinger Library


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Slave ship logbook in library provides new insight into the slave trade in North America

Georgetown University Library recently announced it received a logbook from the slave ship the Mary from a donor in California.  The logbook is a record of the day-to-day events of... Read more

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“Hidden Gem” American Studies major celebrates 50 years

This year, the American Studies Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program, founded in 1969, emerged to address students’ questions about race, gender, nationalism, and other issues prevalent in... Read more

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Georgetown introduces new VR with Healthcare Lecture

Georgetown Library and the Gelardin New Media Center hosted a lecture on the role of virtual reality (VR) in healthcare in Lauinger Library on Oct. 1. Three speakers presented, and... Read more

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Library hosts “Women in Writing” panel

Hosting their sixth annual Georgetown Writes event, the Georgetown Library presented a panel on Oct. 11, highlighting “Women in Writing” both in the Georgetown community and around the world. The... Read more

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Library cancels Club Lau due to funding concerns

Club Lau, the Georgetown Library’s annual party held on the first Saturday of the fall semester, has been cancelled by the library’s executive committee because of funding concerns. The library... Read more

Features

Check Out Harriette Hemmasi, Georgetown’s New Dean of the Library

The new dean of library, Harriette Hemmasi has been working in and around libraries for nearly her entire career, but her first love was music. “I loved being around all... Read more

Editorials

Library Cuts Set Harmful Precedent

Lau saw its 2016 fiscal year budget cut by six percent or $1 million, resulting in a 17.5 percent decrease in the library’s budget for principal collections of books, as... Read more